Posts by Lisa Meyer

Remembering our Quasi-Mothers on Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A few weeks ago, I asked my mom, “When is Mother’s Day?” She replied with her familiar phrase, “Everyday is Mother’s Day.” My Mom of course was saying that we should appreciate our mother everyday, and not just once a year (agreed). This made me think about all of the wonderful women in my life, the women who were like quasi-mothers to me, the women who over the years who taught me what a strong, independent, confident woman looks and feels like. If I think about these wonderful women, then mom was right – every day really could be Mothers’ Day. My own mother is a very kind person who loves her children very much. Yet, it was many other women who...

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Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mastering the Message – Better Communication Better Life Lisa Meyer Speaker and Author of Quotes for Kids As my daughter turns 21 it seems like the perfect day to reflect on how we communicate with our children. I can remember long before she could formulate words I would “talk” to her as if she were an adult. As she got a little older I would create ways for her to learn and establish boundaries without the use of the word no. She was taught how to communicate the meaning of the word no respectfully (yes even to me) as I knew that during her lifetime that would be an important skill to have. The notion that she is or could be a princess was not part of my...

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Mastering the Message Better Communication – Better Life

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

My dear friend Ruth was born February 14, 1915. It’s been nearly six years since she passed away, yet her love and kindness still linger very vividly in my memory, especially on Valentine’s Day, which was also her birthday. Miss Ruthie lived to be 92 years young. Today I am thinking about how she was able to show so much love to everyone around her. Today I miss our long conversations and how we would roar with laughter about her funny stories and experiences. Miss Ruthie lived through much of the great depression, so she was mindful of what it meant to experience and share love, rather than try to buy it or manufacture it artificially. It is in her honor today that...

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Mastering the Message Better Communication – Better Life

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

LisaMeyerSpeaks.com Mastering the Message, Better Communication - Better Life As the author of Quotes for Kids, I love quotations and how words can be use to inspire others. As a graduate student studying the field of communication, I am learning about the concept of language and peace and conflict resolution.

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